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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Disgusting, coarse or vulgar. Also: Twelve dozen.

Usage examples (25)
  • People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff.
  • gross income
  • The gross details of the structure appear reasonable
  • Numerically, and inventory-wise, a "gross" is (of course) one dozen dozen. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The hikers came upon many "grouse" (a kind of large bird) as they hiked through the "gross" (disgusting) mud.
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